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Committee to Review Faculty Information Session, May 14

April 22, 2019

The Committee to Review Faculty will hold an informational meeting for faculty members approaching initial status/tenure and promotion Tuesday, May 14 at 1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. The committee recommends status- and tenure-track faculty attend this session regardless of what year they will be going up for initial review.

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Phyllis Nawrot (MAT '00) was featured in the Houston Chronicle for her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award.

In the News: Goedereis, Miller-Struttmann, Patterson, Werfelmann, Nawrot '00

April 19, 2019

Eric Goedereis' insights on millennials during St. Louis On the Air can now be heard online. ... Nicole Miller-Struttmann also appeared on the show to discuss her bee research. ... School of Education alumna Phyllis Nawrot praised her time at Webster in a Houston Chronicle feature about her Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Award. ... Trent Patterson and David Werfelmann will discuss Harmonices Mundi on Classic 107.3 FM Monday, April 22.

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2018-19 Student Employees of the Year

April 18, 2019

As part of National Student Employment Week, the Office of Financial Aid has announced the 2018-19 Student Employees of the Year. Congratulations to the following four students, who were selected from a pool of student employees who were nominated by their departments: Malayka Ferhi, Admissions; Anna Grobelny, Admissions; Kaylee Reagan, Teacher Education; and Ashley Singleton, Registrar.

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Save the Date: Ninth Annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory, May 21-22

April 17, 2019

Faculty, students, and academic partners are invited to attend the ninth annual Global Citizenship Collaboratory on Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22 on the Webster Groves campus, East Academic Building. The annual Collaboratory provides a space for the Webster community to share research, collaborate across disciplines, strengthen assessment practices, and explore new directions related to teaching and learning.

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Armbruster's essay appears in the

News Around Webster: Armbruster, Foppiani, Rothbart, Stehn

April 15, 2019

Andrea Rothbart delivered the keynote address at a convention for community college mathematics teachers. ... Oreste Foppiani met with Swiss Federal Councilor Ignazio Cassis, who is invited to speak at next year's International Humanitarian and Security Conference. ... Karla Armbruster’s essay, "The Gaze of Predators, Fleshly Worlds, and the Redefinition of the Human," is published in a environmental humanities collection. ... Molly Stehn presented with MA in Counseling students Brooke Blythe and Andy Conrad at the American Counseling Association of Missouri annual conference.

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Speakers at Webster Ghana's event

In the News: Ghana, Vienna, ELL program, Smith and George

April 08, 2019

Numerous media outlets in Ghana covered Webster University’s lecture “Celebrity, Complicity and Community: Making Sense of ‘Surviving R. Kelly,'" held on the Ghana campus. ... NBC affiliate KSDK covered the English Language Learners certification program. ... Würstel Stand had a photo essay on Webster Vienna's Palais Wenkheim. ... Alexanderia Smith and Rebecca George, faculty in Webster's Professional Counseling program in South Carolina, were guests on Visibility's "Our Voices Our Stories" podcast series.

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2019-20 Provost's Faculty Fellows

April 08, 2019

Karla Armbruster and Kate Parsons have been selected as the Provost's Faculty Fellows for the 2019-20 academic year. The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program is an opportunity for faculty members to contribute to the leadership of key strategic efforts of Webster University on a part-time basis by partnering with Academic Affairs or its support units on projects that are of particular interest and importance that take full advantage of the unique interests, skills, and academic backgrounds of the University’s diverse faculty.

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Supporting Success for English Language Learners in Today's Schools

March 29, 2019

The Webster University School of Education is completing its second year of a five-year, $2.7 million National Professional Development (NPD) grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition in a project titled “Increasing Teacher Capacity through Communities of Practice to Serve English Learners.” On April 6, 22 teachers from the first two cohorts will present their group projects.

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Education Students Meet 17 Districts on Teacher Recruitment Day

March 26, 2019

Nearly 40 aspiring educators from the Webster University School of Education recently gathered in the East Academic Building for the annual Teacher Recruitment Day. At the event, students interviewed and networked with representatives from 17 school district partners from the St. Louis metropolitan area, including neighboring school districts Webster Groves School District and Kirkwood School District.

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Webster University Faculty and Staff Present at TESOL in Atlanta

March 26, 2019

Webster University was well represented at the TESOL Convention and English Language Expo in Atlanta, Georgia this March. The organization Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is more than fifty years old and has a global membership of approximately 10,000 English language teachers and specialists in more than 100 countries that serve the needs of English learners. The five-day convention saw representation from Webster University every day.

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Ted Green presented research on

News Around Webster: Green, Zinselmeyer at NCHE; Chappell on King; Miller on teens, media

March 25, 2019

Ted Green and Tom Zinselmeyer presented at the National Council for History Education conference on how collaboration between museums, educators, and historical societies can engage early adolescent learners. ... John Chappell presented a paper, "Carole King's Consciousness Raising Path to Tapestry" at the Southwest Popular/American Popular Culture Association conference. ... Donald Miller has written an exhaustive "teens and media" reference book, "Coming of Age in Popular Culture: Teenagers, Adolescence, and the Art of Growing Up."

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News Around Webster: Barrett on the camera, Kleinman on applied math, Applied Ed Psychology

March 04, 2019

Bill Barrett will speak tonight at the Missouri History Museum on "The Idea of the Camera," at the invitation of the Academy of Science. ... Kim Kleinman published “Why Edgar Anderson Visited Math Departments: Natural History, Statistics, and Applied Mathematics” in Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences. ... Students and faculty in the Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs presented their research at the Columbia University Winter Roundtable.

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In the News: STEM teachers grant; Hayes on music; Science fair

February 27, 2019

Tony Wallner and Basiyr Rodney were each interviewed in a KMOV feature on the $124,000 National Science Foundation grant for Webster to educate future science teachers in the St. Louis region. ... Bernie Hayes was interviewed on KSDK about the musical legacies of Miles Davis and Chuck Berry. ... The annual High School Science Fair held in Browning Hall was covered on campus by KMOV.

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